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hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
botch - mismanage; blow
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life